Items Tagged with 'Medicaid'


Study: Half of Michigan Medicaid expansion enrollees work

December 12, 2017
ANN ARBOR — A study released this month finds roughly half of those enrolled in Michigan's Medicaid program since its expansion have jobs and another quarter who are unemployed are likely to be in poor health, raising concerns about potential work requirements for enrollees. Read More

Feds step up fight against health care fraud

February 18, 2015
Wondering about the waste of your federal tax dollars? Read More

Health care rollout going smoothly

LANSING — In only three weeks, the state’s Medicaid expansion program that gives health coverage to low-income residents is almost halfway to its yearly signup goal. Read More

Michigan makes Medicaid expansion law

September 16, 2013
DEARBORN — Gov. Rick Snyder checked off one of the major priorities of his first term on Monday, signing into law a measure that will make hundreds of thousands of state residents eligible for Medicaid. Read More

GOP-led state Senate approves Medicaid expansion

August 28, 2013
LANSING — The state Senate narrowly voted Tuesday night to make more low-income adults eligible for Medicaid, a major step toward Michigan becoming the 24th state to accept a key component of the contentious federal health care law. Read More

Analysis: GOP inaction on Medicaid shows rift

June 24, 2013
LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder's failure to persuade the GOP-led Senate to offer medical insurance to low-income adults lays bare the fundamental difference between his approach to the contentious federal health care law and that of many of his fellow Republicans. Read More

Priority Health gives Medicaid patients access to Metro Health

June 10, 2013
Priority Health has increased access to care for Medicaid members in a new relationship with Metro Health in the Grand Rapids area. Read More

Gov. Snyder proposes $50.9-billion budget with gas-tax increase

February 7, 2013
LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday proposed a $50.9-billion budget that would raise state gas taxes and vehicle fees, expand Medicaid to more uninsured adults and double the number of 4-year-olds in a preschool program for at-risk kids. Read More

Health care programs wait at the fiscal cliff

December 10, 2012
The looming fiscal cliff has implications for health care. The package of automatic spending cuts and tax hikes is set to kick in during January 2013 unless President Obama and Capitol Hill agree on a way to stop them. Here are some items of interest regarding health care. Read More